Selina Phan

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Artist's Illustrations Capture The Simple Beauty Of Everyday Love

Love is in the little things.<p>For the past five years, artist Nidhi Chanani has been working on a series of illustrations that show the small, ordinary moments that make up a romantic relationship.<p>The collection, aptly titled "Everyday Love," serves as a reminder that love is about more than grand …

Relationships

20 Photographers Share Their Most Emotionally Significant Images | Part 1

The Power of Imagery<p>I love my work. I love capturing memories. I love creating stories. But in the past two months, I have shot over 30 client …

How Diplomats Learn So Many New Languages In A Short Amount Of Time

<i>Shawn Kobb has been with the U.S. Foreign Service for nearly 8 years and has served in Ukraine, The Bahamas, Washington DC, Afghanistan, and soon Austria. He maintains the blog www.ForeignServiceTest.com which aims to help people pass the notoriously difficult entrance test to the Foreign …

Brain Training: Fascinating Tips For Memory Improvement, Concentration, Mental Clarity, Neuroplasticity, And Mind Power (brain training, concentration, memory improvement) (English Edition)

Brain Training (FREE Bonus Included)<p>Fascinating Tips For Memory Improvement, Concentration, Mental Clarity, Neuroplasticity, And Mind Power<p>Give a …

The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

<b>(AP/Jose F. Moreno)</b><p>How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>Alfie Kohn<p>August 16, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its …

Pedagogy

NFL star gives harsh parenting lesson to his kids

It shows their kid got involved and someone recognised that they did their best.<p>For Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison, however, …

Parenting

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Smartphones are hurting our children - but the real culprit is bad parenting

Unless we get control of the screens which now absorb so much of our kids' time, their health and their schooling will suffer<p>"Smartphones are psychologically addictive, encourage narcissistic tendencies and should come with a health warning." That was the conclusion of a recent University of Derby …

InterAct

The US government may be partly to blame for skyrocketing tuition

Federal student loan limits changed in a few different ways from 2007-2011 that allowed students to borrow more money from the government, the New York Fed paper points out.<p>Average tuition also nearly doubled during this period, going from about $6,950 in 2001 to more than $10,000 in 2012 (prices …

College & University

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> At least 24 people are dead and hundreds more injured after two passenger trains in India derailed within minutes of each other while travelling in opposite directions over a partially flooded bridge.<p><b>2</b><b>.</b> A washed-up plane part found on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion last week and …

Spice up your diet for a longer life, study suggests

If you like eating spicy foods, researchers have some good news: You're likely to have more years to enjoy them.<p>Compared to people who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who ate them at least three to five times per week were 14% less likely to die while they were being tracked by the …

Holistic Medicine

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

Like many stressed out New Yorkers, I'm on a desperate and ongoing quest to silence the voice in my head.<p>It has a lot to say.<p>I need to work harder, I …

Meditation

15 Promises All Couples Should Be Able to Make to Each Other

If you’ve found a person you can truly see yourself growing old with, you’re going to need to make some promises to them. It’s important that you …

Relationships

The Pro-Con Love List

<b>Should you leave him? Marry him? Or—careful!—get back together? Here's what to do when you don't know what to do.</b><p>It's rush hour on a crowded New York City bus. Aaron, devoted husband to a <i>Glamour</i> editor, is hustling home to feed their two cats when he sees a woman writing on the back of an envelope. …

University of Michigan

5 Science-Based Practices for Daily Happiness

Most people I’ve met, if not all, would try like to be happy. There are all kinds of books on happiness, courses on happiness, and documentaries on …

The Complicated Problem Of Race And Special Education

A study released last month by the American Educational Research Association found that minority students are underrepresented in special education services. This same study raised suspicion around the racial imbalance among special education students and contradicted previous findings that …

Special Education

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Time Management

Top Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep and Increased Productivity

You might have read a multitude of articles and books on productivity in the workplace, but how much thought have you put into the amount of quality …

Small Business

This Is Why You Should Be Meditating

Actor and mediation expert Jeff Kober shares destressing tips through Buick's 24 Hours of Happiness Test Drive series.<p>Angelenos, more than anyone …

13 Surprisingly Common Mistakes That Make Your Writing Look Bad | Inc.com

When you write a pitch, report, blog post, or company statement, how certain are you that you're using words correctly? Sure, you use a spell-checker, but that catches only spelling mistakes and the simplest of grammar goofs.<p>You need to do better because misusing any of these common phrases will …

Language

Increased Autism Prevalence: Untangling the Causes

A study links increased autism rates and a decrease in the number of children categorized as intellectually disabled, but that only tells part of the …

Autism

Healing the Inequality and Race Problem Split

A recent protest at a Bernie Sanders speech by #BlackLivesMatter activists showed that some people thought the presidential candidate and Vermont senator wasn’t putting enough attention on racial issues. Sanders handled the event badly, according to reports. It continues to keep him on the …

Middle-class

If You're Not Happy, Stop Complaining and Make a Change

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you seen an, “Ugh, I hate Mondays” post on social media? Or how about the classic “FML” status update? F**k your life? Seriously?<p>Those who are completely happy have put themselves in that position because anything …

6 Families Who Nailed Color Coordinated Portraits

Matching outfits in family photos is a time-honored tradition. But before you cringe, there's a trend we're seeing all over Pinterest that's a cute, fresh take on the idea. Coordinated color schemes are an adorable way to take your family portraits up a notch.<p>We partnered with DSW to take a closer …

Color Management